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IT’S LOCAL GOVERNMENT WEEK!

IT’S LOCAL GOVERNMENT WEEK!

Today marks the beginning of Local Government Week, an opportunity for communities across New South Wales to appreciate the service and hard work their local councils do. Minister for Local Government Wendy Tuckerman said Local Government Week was the perfect time to...

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Paid family & domestic violence leave

Paid family & domestic violence leave

Together, union members started the campaign for paid family and domestic violence leave.   This week, the new Labor government led by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese sits for the first time in Parliament and has committed to introduce 10 days of paid family and...

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Emily Callachor Perpetual Award

Emily Callachor Perpetual Award

  Are you a USU member and an activist in your workplace or community? The United Services Union is proud to offer the Emily Callachor Perpetual Award to one female member each year who works hard to make the world a better place every single day! Emily Callachor...

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Featured campaigns

Has your candidate signed the pledge?
How healthy is your workplace?
Are you being bullied at work?

Latest USU campaigns and updates

It’s time to bargain, Qantas

It’s time to bargain, Qantas

The USU/ASU is calling on Qantas to come to the bargaining table and negotiate EBA 12 with the USU/ASU. Negotiations for the new enterprise agreement were to commence in 2020. Due to COVID-19, Qantas and the USU/SAU agreed to delay bargaining and focus on the impact...

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MEMBERS FIGHT OUTSOURCING @ SHOALHAVEN – AND WIN

MEMBERS FIGHT OUTSOURCING @ SHOALHAVEN – AND WIN

Rain could not dampen the spirits of USU members at Shoalhaven Council after they found out that council planned on outsourcing cleaning staff. Our members stood and said NO. They stood up to Shoalhaven Council and the reprehensible actions to outsource local secure...

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USU@Childcare: WE ARE NOT STRIKING IN SEPTEMBER

USU@Childcare: WE ARE NOT STRIKING IN SEPTEMBER

You may have seen news reports about workers in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector going on strike in September. That strike is in the private and not-for-profit sectors of our industry. Those educators are members of the United Workers Union - and are...

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USU training

Upcoming Events

Fri 19

USU Conference

August 16 @ 8:00 am - August 19 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 30

Delegate Training: Sydney

August 30 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
Sep 21

Delegate Training: Port Macquarie

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 05

Delegate Training: Southern

October 5 @ 8:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 28

Central West BCOM

October 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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GREAT REASONS TO JOIN THE UNITED SERVICES UNION

Industrial Strength

With the collective strength of 30,000 members you are never alone.

Workplace support

Our industrial and legal staff are based in offices right across NSW.

Where to Enjoy Benefits

Access to a huge range of fantastic benefits and services from thousands of locations.

Journey to work insurance

Protection for members on their way to and from work.

Holiday discounts

Great discounts at our Riverside Resort in Port Macquarie or at Jervis Bay.

Legal help at work

Legal advice from Carroll & O’Dea Solicitors, including a free will.

Phil Smyth Scholarships

The Phil Smyth scholarships are awarded in February each year.

USU Picnic Day

USU members celebrate their union membership with family and fellow members.

WE ARE YOUR UNION

By your side
Local Government

Local Government

If you work in Local Government the USU is your union. The USU covers employees right across the local government industry.

Energy

Energy & Utilities

The USU is a major union in the NSW energy industry. The occupations of USU members cover the range of occupations within the modern energy industry.

Private sector

Private Sector

The USU represents workers employed as private sector clerical and administrative (C&A) employees in most industries.

Airlines

Airlines

The USU represents workers employed in the airlines industry, including Check-in Officers, Service Desk Officers, Ticket Sales Officers, Passenger Control Unit Officers.

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